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stinky breath after tonsillectomy

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Hard to say...: Bad breath has so many causes, i can't tell you how long yours will last. It may be from the tonsillectomy, in which case you will lose the halitosis ... Read More
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
4: Up to 4 weeks. Try gargling with salt water. Take vit c, no spicy food. No hot food. Cold is good in the beginning.
Dr. TOM WRIGHT
47 years experience Periodontics
7-10 days: The bad breath will last until you are able to begin cleaning your mouth again. Also, the surgical site of the tonsillectomy will have to heal enough ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Depends: At what percentage did your tonsils contribute to your halitosis, I don't know. I would ask you to see your dentist for a checkup. Make sure you are c ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
2-3 weeks: Sometimes the poet surgery fluid could not be drained away, it could lead to bad breath after a procedure. The bad breath should stop after the tonsil ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
48 years experience Dentistry
Soon: Bad breath is effect of a cause. There are several causes of bad breath. Sulpher compounds generated from decomposed food particles in and aroubd teet ... Read More
Dr. Mini Sambhavita Rangrass
21 years experience Dentistry
As soon as healed: Tonsillectomy is done when tonsils are enlarged and cause obstruction and infection in the throat. Often times enlarged tonsils cause bad breath too. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Hygiene: No matter after a tonsillectomy it's important to maintain proper oral hygiene. If there other instructions the doctors will let you know.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
A few days: A few days to a week and you'll be feeling much better. With your surgeon's permission, try Peridex mouthwash to make your mouth more clean and fresh.
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Coated tongue: Coated tongue may be due to debris ndbcteri ccumulating on your tongue after surgery.Dehydration may add to the oroblem.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
2 treatments: there are 2 main schools of thoughts of treatments. Conservative treatment; salt water gargles, extraction of stones manually, and treatment of infect ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Kelley
40 years experience Dentistry
Decrease bacteria level: If the bad breath is coming from plaque buildup and bacteria buildup you need to use a tongue scraper and brush and floss your teeth to keep the bact ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Bad breath tonsils: Wait a few more days. Brush your teeth and your tongue.
A female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Morning breath: Morning halitosis occurs because saliva production is reduced while we sleep, leading bacteria in the mouth to produce sulfuric compounds that build u ... Read More

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